Mark Yarm

Mark Yarm lives in Brooklyn and is the features editor at Input. Previously, he was the host/producer of the publication's Input/Output podcast. Prior to joining Input, Mark was a writer/editor at BreakerMag, a website dedicated to cryptocurrency and blockchain, and a senior editor at Blender, a print music magazine. He's written for a wide variety of publications, including The New Yorker, The New York Times, and Wired, and is the author of Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge, a Time magazine book of the year. If you're interested in pitching Mark a feature idea, please read this Twitter thread first: https://twitter.com/markyarm/status/1346479019584225281

I love that my phone service, Credo Mobile, isn't evil
Mark Yarm
To hell with AT&T. I'd rather (over)pay for Credo Mobile cell service and help progressive causes with my monthly bill.
This Thing Rules
Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry on the 7 devices she can't live without
Mark Yarm
From her MacBook Air to her smart alarm clock, these are some of the singer’s favorite screens.
Gear
The Eve 6 guy ranks his very best tweets
Mark Yarm
Nineties musician Max Collins is renowned for his provocative Twitter posts. He tells Input the stories behind 7 classics.
Rock
LiveLeak cofounder on why the notorious video site shut down
Mark Yarm
RIP LiveLeak, the go-to destination for clips too graphic for YouTube. Hayden Hewitt reflects on 15 years of shock and awe.
Q&A
I didn’t find the Tommy Bahama beach chair — it found me
Mark Yarm
I had no idea a trip to the Rockaways would change the way I look at folding chairs forever.
This Thing Rules
Kevin Smith on selling his film as an NFT: 'I don’t care about the money'
Mark Yarm
The ‘Clerks’ director tells Input why he’s auctioning off the rights to his upcoming horror flick ‘Killroy Was Here.’
Q&A
Meet 10 everyday folks vying for a free seat on that SpaceX moon mission
Mark Yarm
A stand-up comic! A truck driver! A 15-year-old kid! They’re all entering billionaire Yusaku Maezawa’s once-in-a-lifetime contest.
Moonshot
Tegan and Sara’s Sara Quin is addicted to TikTok. These are her 7 faves.
Mark Yarm
The musician is “obsessed” with videos of food prep and howling huskies.
The feed
WTF is an NFT? Allow Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda to explain
Mark Yarm
The rapper/producer talks to Input about launching his new single, “Happy Endings,” via a blockchain-backed auction site.
Q&A
7 days in quarantine with Steve Aoki
Mark Yarm
We checked in with the superstar DJ, currently sheltering in place in Las Vegas, over the course of one very busy week.
Pandemic diary
7 days in quarantine with Rachelle Vinberg, star of HBO's 'Betty'
Mark Yarm
We checked in with the skateboarder/actress, currently holed up in her Brooklyn apartment, every day for a week.
Pandemic diary
I gave myself over to the pleasure of Crocs
Mark Yarm
These are the clogs I need in this difficult time.
This Thing Rules
Father of murdered journalist Alison Parker takes on YouTube: “They perpetrate evil every single day”
Mark Yarm
Google’s response to his FTC complaint about graphic videos is “the same shit that I’ve been hearing for the last four years,” Andy Parker tells Input.
Q&A
The best thru hiking backpack for beginners
Mark Yarm and Evan Rodgers
When the trail is long you need something better
This Thing Rules